September 8, 2017 | Leave a comment Samsung is all set to launch its flagship phablet Galaxy Note 8 in India on September 12, the same day when Apple is unveiling its next iPhone, likely to be called iPhone 8 or iPhone X. The South Korea-based company has already sent out media invites for the event.So far, there is no word on the India pricing of the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone. Late last week, the company started taking registrations for the top-end smartphone on its India website (www.samsung.com/in ). A ‘pre-registration’ button greets users right on the home page, just below the Galaxy Note 8 banner. A clicking on the same takes users to a page where which asks for information like name, email address, phone number and pin code. Samsung’s ‘big smartphone’ Galaxy Note 8 is finally here. With the all-new Samsung Galaxy Note 8, the company aims to lay the ghost of Galaxy Note 7 to rest. The device is claimed to be one of the most powerful smartphones made by Samsung so far. The smartphone will hit the retail shelves on September 15 in the US. Though the company has not yet announced the India availability of the phone, it is likely to launch at same time in the country too (going by the company’s past track record). Here’s all that you need to know about Samsung’s new big-screen phone The handset is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, clubbed with 6GB LPDDR4 RAM. In some countries, the phablet will be launched sporting an octa-core Samsung’s own Exynos series processor. India variant is most likely to have Exynos processor. The India variants of Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ too are powered by Exynos series processors. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the first smartphone from the company to sport dual-camera set-up. The rear camera setup includes two 12MP sensors. While the first one is a wide angled lens with f/1.7 aperture, the secondary camera includes a telephoto zoom lens with f/2.4 aperture. At the front, there is an 8MP f/1.7 aperture shooter. Samsung also says that both the rear cameras come with OIS or Optical Image Stabiliser.Samsung has improved its DeX capabilities for the Galaxy Note 8. Users will now be able to continue video chats while docking the handset on to the DeX. Sharing screens while video chatting are also possible using the phablet. Along with this, the company is also asking users to pick one thing that they are looking for in Galaxy Note 8 smartphone. “What are you looking for in your Galaxy Note 8′, goes the question on the company’s website. The options include: a superior camera, a premium stylish design, enhanced battery life, water and dust resistance, powerful gaming performance and enhanced virtual reality experience. There’s no payment requirement for the registration process. The South Korean smartphone giant launched Galaxy Note 8 late last month at an event in New York, US. One of the company’s most expensive smartphone launched so far (US pricing starts at $930), Galaxy Note 8 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system out of the box.Specifications include a 6.3-inch Quad HD+ (2960×1440 pixels) Super Amoled ‘Infinity’ display with 521ppi and is backed by a 3300mAh battery. The handset is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, clubbed with 6GB LPDDR4 RAM. Galaxy Note 8 supports wireless fast charging tech. Some of the connectivity options include Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, NFC, GPS and Wi-Fi.For photos, the smartphone comes with a a dual rear camera setup at the back. The setup includes two 12MP sensors. While the first one is a wide angled lens with f/1.7 aperture, the secondary camera includes a telephoto zoom lens with f/2.4 aperture. At the front there is an 8MP f/1.7 aperture shooter. Both the rear cameras come with OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation) according to the company.